Garden

Garden Bed Building

Garden Bed Building

I will write in detail soon about our attempt at gardening differently this year soon.  Our garden was being consumed by Bermuda Grass and we haven't found a natural way to combat that.  If you know one please share! We never used to have Bermuda grass - it just...

Need some gardening help?

Need some gardening help?

When we moved to the farm I knew nothing about gardening. I mean nothing! I didn't know that there were cool season crops and warm season crops. I thought you went out one day, put all the seeds in the ground and waited for the bounty to begin! I bought some books and...

Miss me? In the last 10 days….

Miss me? In the last 10 days….

There has been a lot of ditch digging happening in the garden area.  Full garden post coming soon!  We're trying something new after 20 years of gardening in raised beds and I'm excited to share it with you. This happened in the greenhouse - natural pest control at...

Mixing Potting Soil – My Personal Recipe!

Mixing Potting Soil – My Personal Recipe!

This morning we mixed potting soil.  Two of my sons live here on the farm and we worked together this morning to fill a container for the greenhouse.  I'm going to share the process and the recipe - it's so much cheaper than buying it and you know everything that's in...

The Greenhouse Project

The first project The Farmer chose to work on was my greenhouse. For several years before I met The Farmer, I took care of special needs foster children. The gardens and my greenhouse were sorely neglected.  I'm talking really neglected....like there was a tree...

Reclaiming the garden!

This summer we have been slowly reclaiming our garden one bed at a time.  For two years it was sadly neglected while we cared for two young special-needs foster boys. We literally planted a garden one spring and then didn't step back into it until those boys left our...

Tune in Tonight!

Quick reminder... Tonight I'll be talking about Seed Saving with Scott Terry.  You can tune in at 8:00 pm eastern time.  I hope we can cover the reasons to save seed and how you save seed - there are several ways! You will be able to ask questions via the chat room....

Turn your radio on…

Turn your radio on this coming Friday at 8:00 pm.  I'll be talking about Seed Saving!  I know...it's not soap but it is "farm" and I am a farm girl after all! I've been saving seeds for many years.  I hope to share with y'all why I save them and how that benefits my...

Rogue Squash!

Rogue Squash!

It wasn't me...(haven't we moms heard that a million times!) I didn't plant it, I've never seen one that I can recall. I don't know what it is but I have a ton of them in the garden ! Any ideas?  Safe to eat? Ornamental? Has our squash cross-pollinated to create...